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1362.7 - Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, Mar 2011  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/03/2011  Final
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ENVIRONMENT


NORTHERN TERRITORY CLIMATE

The Northern Territory (NT) comprises a land area of 1,346,200 km2, and is the third largest of the states and territories in area after Western Australia and Queensland. The NT sits within two climatic zones: the wet/dry tropics in the north; and the semi-arid to arid areas in the south. In the north the 'wet season' runs from 1 October to 30 April, and the 'dry season' runs from 1 May to 30 September. Relative humidity in the north is highest during the wet season and lowest at the height of the dry season. In contrast, the southern part of the NT is relatively dry for most of the year, with cool winters and hot summers.

Information on the NT climate by location can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology's Northern Territory climate statistics webpage for variables such as temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and rainfall.


ENVIRONMENTAL VIEWS AND BEHAVIOUR OF TERRITORIANS
Description of data availableLink to data

Environmental behaviour and practices in households, by state/territory, Mar 2008Environmental Issues: Energy Use and Conservation, Mar 2008 (cat. no. 4602.0.55.001)
Environmental views and behaviour, by state/territory, 2007–08Environmental Views and Behaviour, 2007–08 (2nd issue) (cat. no. 4626.0.55.001)
Environmental issues – waste management and transport use, by state/territory, Mar 2009Environmental Issues: Waste Management and Transport Use, Mar 2009 (cat. no. 4602.0.55.002)

ENERGY USE AND PRODUCTION
Description of data availableLink to data

Electricity, use and generation, NTPower and Water Corporation publications webpage (in the Annual Reports found in Corporate Reports)
Water and waste water, use and production, NTPower and Water Corporation publications webpage (in the Annual Reports found in Corporate Reports)
Other power and water statistics including environment and water quality reports and reports on Indigenous essential servicesPower and Water Corporation publications webpage



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